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National Children’s Day: Children deserve an education in a safe, healthy environmenthttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8729National Children’s Day: Children deserve an education in a safe, healthy environmentChris JonesNational Children’s Day is celebrated annually on the first Saturday in November. In an article for Daily Maverick, Dr Chris Jones writes that pit latrines and a lack of access to water prevent many children from getting an education in a safe environment
Heritage also created in the present – Dr Chris Joneshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8594Heritage also created in the present – Dr Chris JonesChris JonesOn Friday (24 September) South Africans celebrated Heritage Day. In an opinion piece for News24, Dr Chris Jones argues that heritage is not only found in, and celebrated as part of our past, but also created in the present.
International Day of Democracy: SA’s arms exports fuel Yemen’s humanitarian crisishttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8563International Day of Democracy: SA’s arms exports fuel Yemen’s humanitarian crisisChris JonesSouth Africa’s arms exports to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates fuel the humanitarian crisis in Yemen and violate the human rights of citizens.
#WomenofSU: Disruption of existing cycles of violence neededhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8519#WomenofSU: Disruption of existing cycles of violence neededCorporate Communication and Marketing Division/Afdeling Korporatiewe Kommunikasie en BemarkingDr Selina Palm wears many hats, including that of an educationalist, a curriculum designer, youth leader, gender equity facilitator, feminist theologian and researcher. These diverse roles are driven by her singular commitment to promote intersectional so
How we should honour Mandela’s legacyhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8415How we should honour Mandela’s legacyCorporate Communication & Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie & BemarkingSunday (18 July) was Mandela Day. In opinion pieces for the media, staff at Stellenbosch University write about how we should honour Mandela’s legacy.
Youth Day: Staff, students put spotlight on key youth issueshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8338Youth Day: Staff, students put spotlight on key youth issuesCorporate Communication & Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie & Bemarking Wednesday 16 June was Youth Day. In opinion pieces for the media, staff and students at Stellenbosch University call attention to key youth issues that we can no longer ignore.
Africa has numerous challenges, but also many opportunitieshttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8279Africa has numerous challenges, but also many opportunitiesCorporate Communication & Marketing / Korporatiewe Kommunikasie & Bemarking [Alec Basson]Even though Africa faces numerous challenges, it also has many opportunities to achieve sustainable economic development, peace and prosperity.
No freedom without equality and equityhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8191No freedom without equality and equityNico Koopman & Chris JonesTuesday (27 April) was Freedom Day. In opinion pieces for the media, Prof Nico Koopman and Dr Chris Jones argue that poverty, inequality and unemployment still prevent many South Africans from enjoying their hard-won freedom.
International Women’s Day: Gender disparities must be stoppedhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8054International Women’s Day: Gender disparities must be stoppedJuliana Claassens & Soraya Seedat International Women’s Day was celebrated on Monday (March 8). In opinion pieces for the media, Profs Juliana Claassens and Soraya Seedat argue that women have the right to be angry about the pervasive discrimination, sexism and gender disparities.
Meet the Teaching Excellence Award winner: Dr Shantelle Weberhttp://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=8039Meet the Teaching Excellence Award winner: Dr Shantelle WeberCorporate Communication and Marketing/Korporatiewe Kommunikasie en Bemarking [Rozanne Engel]Weber has a PhD in Practical Theology from SU and is a senior lecturer in the Department of Practical Theology and Missiology.